If you’re still searching for what to do with your Galentines this year, throw it back to the days of your youth with conversation hearts. No, we’re not suggesting only eating them; we think you’ll have a blast sipping mimosas and crafting a few candy-inspired message of love. Here are 17 conversation heart DIYs you and your #squad can definitely get behind.

DIY Conversation Heart Leggings

1. DIY Conversation Heart Leggings: Looking for the perfect V-Day outfit? These iron-on transfers make for a festive ensemble. (via Studio DIY)

Conversation Heart Pillow DIY

2. Conversation Heart Pillow DIY: Spend February cozying up to these awesome throw pillows with a serious message. (via Brit + Co)

DIY Conversation Heart Piñatas

3. DIY Conversation Heart Piñatas: Use these as a backdrop for your photo booth, or fill them with candy for a fun thing to whack at your Valentine’s gathering. (via Studio DIY)

DIY Conversation Heart Baby Costume

4. DIY Conversation Heart Baby Costume: Is your little bundle of joy the absolute sweetest? Then deck him or her out with their very own conversation heart. Fair warning: It might be hard to choose just one phrase! (via Rosyscription)

DIY Conversation Heart Rings

5. DIY Conversation Heart Rings: These incredibly fun, giant rings make it easy to accessorize, especially if you make more than one. (via Studio DIY)

Conversation Heart Dress DIY

6. Conversation Heart Dress DIY: This iron-on craft couldn’t be easier, and you can use any dress to make it happen. The free printables included in this DIY have cheeky phrases, which brings a modern twist to the look. (via Brit + Co)

DIY Conversation Heart Chocolate Boxes

7. DIY Conversation Heart Chocolate Boxes: Dress up a box of chocolates in minutes by turning it into a cute conversation heart. Fill it with BAE’s fave candy and you’ll be good to go. (via Revamperate)


8. DIY Conversation Heart Bag: What better way to store all those Valentines than with a chic crossbody? (via Damask Love)


9. Conversation Heart Banner DIY: These free printables are a no-brainer for decorating your Valentine’s or Galentine’s Day gathering. Hang them up on your walls or a table with desserts to instantly kick off a ’90s theme. (via Hello Little Home)


10. Printable Conversation Heart Planner Stickers: Add a pop of color to your agenda and make organizing even more fun. (via Make and Tell)


11. Framed Conversation Heart DIY: A super quick and easy craft, this piece will look great on your BFF’s gallery wall. It’s especially convenient if you have a spare frame, a little paint and lots of extra conversation candies lying around. (via Vicky Barone)


12. DIY Sweethearts Sugar Scrub: Add crushed conversation hearts to your homemade sugar scrub for a very sweet (and delicious-smelling) gift. (via Happy Go Lucky)


13. DIY Conversation Heart Tote Bags: Give a modern touch to the classic heart by DIYing this gift for your favorite gal pals. Fill them with their fave treats for an extra sweet thought. (via Bespoke Bride)


14. DIY Conversation Heart Balloons: Vary the colors and the phrases, and then use them as a backdrop for your Galentine photo booth. (via Studio DIY)


15. DIY Conversation Pencils: No hearts required for this one! Make a bunch with various colors for a full set and gift them to your coworkers! (via Damask Love)


16. Conversation Heart Box DIY: Fill these custom heart boxes with a small gift or even just a handful of candy. You can even go a little meta and fill them with actual conversation hearts. (via Damask Love)


17. Conversation Heart Wrapping Paper: Once you’ve got your gift squared away, make sure the gift wrap is as much of a conversation starter as the gift inside. (via Vicky B.TV)


BONUS! Conversation Heart Cake: Make this four-layer stunner on Valentine’s Day to really get the party started. If you have time to make a few, vary the frosting colors to play up the theme even further. (via Brit + Co)

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